active optics


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active optics

n (functioning as singular)
(General Physics) a system to compensate for any deformation caused by gravity in the surface accuracy and alignment of the mirrors of an astronomical telescope by means of actuators that control the movable mirror supports
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5 watts per transceiver, this new line of active optics is poised to help communication systems achieve up to 60 percent more power savings than existing solutions.
This platform engine, which converts data from electrical signals to optical signals, will be the driving technology behind TE's soon-to-be-released 100G, 300G and 400G active optics.
By using some newly developed technology which builds on recent advances in CCD cameras and active optics we hope to produce equipment which will change the way these measurements are done.
The New Technology Telescope relies on a feedback system, called active optics, to achieve its resolving power.
the rainbow effect visible on the reverse side of a DVD); stability of the membranes; and the use of laser metrology and active optics to align the primary and secondary optics.
Department of Energy's lighting prize, an active cooling MEMS A19 bulb, an active optics lighting product that reduces shadowing, and a photosynthetic active radian plant growth light.
The change comes largely from successes in recent years in using computer programs and active optics directed by computer-driven servomechanisms to compensate for atmospheric turbulence.
1 million contract to build the Active Optics System for an advanced astronomical telescope for the Southern Astrophysical Research (SOAR) project.
Component and subsystems products covered in detail include active optics (transponders, transceivers, lasers, etc,) electronics (PHYs, PMDs, SERDES, framers, mappers, etc.
Goodrich's Optical and Space Systems division is an industry leader in supplying active optics and telescope systems for both ground and space based applications.
Walter Alessandrini, chairman and chief executive officer of Avanex, noted that these acquisitions give evidence to Avanex's continuing commitment to become the leading supplier of intelligent photonic solutions to system integrators and carriers worldwide, with a full range of solutions and technologies in passive and active optics, optoelectronics integration, and software and interface controls.
Cirrex's OCHIP transceivers combine active optics and electronics into a single, compact package using miniaturized all glass planar lightguide circuitry (PLC).
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